Indian gamers off to flying begin in Asian 12&U ITF

LAHORE   –  The Indian gamers obtained off to a flying begin as their boys’ group outclassed Nepal 3-0 and their ladies’ group outsmarted Pakistan 2-1 within the South Asia Regional Qualifying Occasion of ITF Asia 12&U Crew Competitors 2021, which commenced at PTF Advanced Islamabad on Monday. 

Within the boys’ singles, India’s Ojas Mehlawat overwhelmed Nepal’s Nishad Joshi 6-1, 6-0 within the first singles whereas Aarav Chawla of India outclassed Borris Adhikari of Nepal 6-1, 6-0 within the second singles. Within the doubles encounter, Indian duo of Aarav Chawla and Rudra Batham routed Nepalese pair of Nishad Joshi and Darsheel Shrestha 6-2, 6-1 to register 3-0 victory. 

Within the ladies’ singles, sensational Haniya Minhas supplied Pakistan a great begin by successful the primary encounter 6-3, 2-6, 2-6 towards India’s Maaya Revathi. However Harithashree Venkatesh then comfortably received the second singles towards Pakistan’s Zunaisha Noor 6-1, 6-1. Within the essential ladies’ doubles, the Indian duo of Maaya and Harithashree confronted powerful resistance from Pakistani pair of Haniya and Zunaisha however held their nerves to win the decisive match 6-4, 4-6, 11-9 to offer their group 2-1 triumph. 

In the meantime, Maldives’ ladies trounced Nepalese ladies 3-0. Imani Moosa Kaleem thumped Mansa Kandal 6-0, 6-0, whereas Naba Nishan thrashed Shival Gurang 6-0, 6-0 in ladies’ singles. Additionally they defeated Nepalese ladies in ladies’ doubles with a rating of 6-2, 6-2. 

Earlier, a vibrant opening ceremony was held whereby Chairman RDA Tariq Murtaza, who can be President Islamabad Tennis Affiliation and Senior Vice President PTF, graced the event as chief visitor. He welcomed the collaborating groups and lauded the efforts of the PTF administration for holding the occasion in a befitting method. Babar Salim, the Chief Laws Officer for Toyota-Indus Motors Firm, which is sponsoring the occasion, additionally spoke on the event. He stated that his group would proceed to increase help to PTF in future. 

Maldives Ambassador Madam Farzana Zahir additionally visited the PTF complicated and witnessed the tie between the ladies’ groups of Maldives and Nepal. She was extremely impressed with the preparations made for the visiting groups and particularly lauded the safety and strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols, as per authorities’s directions. Pakistan No 1 Aqeel Khan additionally attended the opening ceremony and witnessed among the matches.

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